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 The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, a pro-Israel think tank, has unveiled detailed proposals for possible land swaps between Israel and the Palestinians.

Washington Institute Unveils Israeli-Palestinian Land Swap Proposals

01/21/2011
JTA

WASHINGTON (JTA) -- A pro-Israel U.S. think tank released proposals that would reconcile allowing a majority of the settlers to stay in place with a Palestinian state through commensurate land swaps.

The detailed proposal, released Thursday by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, nods to longstanding Palestinian demands for a return to 1967 lines by adhering to one-to-one land swaps.

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